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Dec 15, 2014
Wright State honored nearly 1,200 graduating students at its Fall 2014 Commencement ceremony Dec. 13 in the Nutter Center.
Dec 13, 2014
The Wright State University Nutter Center was packed with a raucous crowd Saturday, though it was not for an athletic endeavor. It was for Fall Commencement.
Dec 8, 2014
The Wright State University Nutter Center will be packed with a raucous crowd Saturday, Dec. 13, at 10 a.m. And though thousands will cross the finish line, it will not be an athletic endeavor.
Dec 4, 2014
American Association of Colleges of Nursing provides online resources highlighting key information sources about the Ebola crisis.
Dec 2, 2014
Winter weather came early this year, and it's here to stay whether we like it or not. The November blast of arctic temperatures and heavy snow gave us all a wake-up call.
Nov 14, 2014
Headlined by a visit from Selingo and his seminar, “A World Unbound: The Changing Nature of Higher Education and Internationalization,” the week’s events promote the benefits of global education.
Nov 3, 2014
Ownership of Calamityville, home to the National Center for Medical Readiness, was turned over to Wright State as expansion of Calamityville’s mission picks up speed.
Oct 28, 2014
Professor of nursing appointed chair of the Cardiovascular Team Section’s Advanced Practice Nurses Work Group for The American College of Cardiology.
Oct 27, 2014
View photos from the dazzling Rise.Shine. The Campaign for Wright State University gala at the Nutter Center.
Oct 19, 2014
Tom Hanks, co-chair of Wright State’s Rise.Shine. fundraising campaign, has a long-running love affair with the university.
Oct 16, 2014
Rise.Shine. The Campaign for Wright State University promises to expand scholarships, attract more top-flight faculty and support construction of state-of-the-art facilities.
Oct 3, 2014
A growing effort by Wright State to increase both scholarship money for travel abroad and encounters with students who have already done it is under way.
Oct 2, 2014
Wright State nursing professor Sherry Farra will lead a three-year study on the impact of virtual reality training in newborn intensive care units.
Sep 15, 2014
We’ve all seen and read the stories. Flu season is just around the corner; the mumps has returned to Ohio, a respiratory virus is hitting the Midwest hard, national coverage on Ebola has been non-stop.
Sep 15, 2014
More than 100 businesses will be on hand for the Wright State Career Fair, which is open to students and alumni on Sept. 16.
Sep 8, 2014
Wright State alumnus Jon Reichman thrives in the chaos of the ER at Miami Valley Hospital, where he also serves as coordinator of the Hazmat/WMD Program.
Sep 2, 2014
Enrollment overall — 17,356 students — has increased 1 percent at Wright State compared to the same time last year.
Aug 29, 2014
Wright State President David R. Hopkins addresses the university's efforts to create a new model of higher education for the 21st century.
Aug 28, 2014
Wright State honors faculty for excellent work in the classroom, research, community engagement, professional service and early career achievement.
Aug 25, 2014
The College of Nursing and Health’s new Neonatal Nurse Practitioner Program seeks to meet demand and improve health care in region.
Aug 21, 2014
Using umbrellas, ponchos and tarps, more than 1,400 new Wright State University students moved onto campus on Aug. 21 during Wright State University's annual Move-in Day.
Aug 15, 2014
Business leaders, educators, government officials and others discussed developing initiatives in workforce development and globalization during Wright State’s annual Regional Summit.
Aug 12, 2014
College of Nursing and Health launches the National Disaster Health Consortium, a disaster preparedness training program for nurses and other professionals.
Aug 11, 2014
Annual Regional Summit is expected to draw business leaders, educators, government officials and others to the Wright State Nutter Center.
Aug 7, 2014
Nursing professor named chair of prestigious advanced practice nurses group and as one of the 25 Top Nurse Practitioner Program Professors.
Aug 5, 2014
Wright State University has launched a mobile application that enables students on the go to check their class schedule and grades, make payments and learn about campus events.
Aug 1, 2014
First-year students at Wright State are diving into “The Fault in Our Stars,” this academic year’s Common Text.
Aug 1, 2014
Boonshoft School of Medicine’s latest Public Health Grand Rounds event to focus on “Responding to Public Health Emergencies Using a One Health Approach.”
Jul 24, 2014
Rosalie Mainous, dean of the Wright State-Miami Valley College of Nursing and Health, has been inducted a fellow of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners.
Jul 22, 2014
The College of Nursing and Health’s redesigned RN-to-BSN Program seeks to transform nurses into leaders.
Jun 10, 2014
Wright State creates scholarship fund for military personnel and civilian workers at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base who want to pursue graduate degrees.
Jun 6, 2014
In and out of foster homes throughout her life, Vicky Lindsey was her high school salutatorian and is now bound for Wright State's nursing program.
May 19, 2014
Wright State students and faculty honored for Writing Across the Curriculum achievements and teaching Wright State Core courses.
May 7, 2014
New journal shines spotlight on excellent student writing from Wright State's Integrated Writing courses.
May 5, 2014
Wright State University honored more than 2,000 graduates during its Spring 2014 Commencement ceremony May 3 in the Nutter Center.
May 3, 2014
Wright State President David R. Hopkins told graduates that the value of a college degree has never been greater and urged them to change the world with their skills and passion.
Apr 28, 2014
The Class of 2014, which includes more than 2,000 students, will celebrate Commencement May 3 at the Wright State Nutter Center.
Apr 16, 2014

On November 12, 2013, in the Student Union Atrium at Wright State University, an event took place to honor our Veterans. The staff of the newly created Veteran and Military Center, together with the Office of Human Services and Education, the Office of Disability Services, and the Students Veterans Lounge honored our country’s veterans and showcased the outstanding support services that Wright State has to offer.

Apr 14, 2014
Scholars are honored with books purchased in their names for the Wright State University Libraries’ collections.
Apr 11, 2014
More than 100 poster and oral presentations by Wright State University student researchers were delivered April 11 during the annual Celebration of Research, Scholarship and Creative Activities.
Mar 11, 2014
Anita Dempsey was honored with the 2014 Secretary's Award for Excellence in Nursing—RN Expanded Role Category from the Dayton VA Medical Center.
Mar 10, 2014
Wright State University’s annual Campus Scholarship and Innovation Campaign will launch with a takeoff event on March 10 at 2 p.m. in the Student Union Endeavour Room.
Feb 27, 2014
Wright State Boonshoft School of Medicine's Master of Public Health Program to host a Public Health Grand Rounds event on disease outbreak on March 21.
Feb 24, 2014
Excerpt A southwest Ohio university is offering intensive training for nursing in flight and in disasters. Wright State University’s program is sanctioned by the U.S. Air Force surgeon general, so students from the nearby Air Force Institute of Technology have …
Feb 24, 2014
The Wright State College of Nursing and Health will celebrate its 40th anniversary with a symposium on “The Art and Science of Nursing,” a lecture by nursing expert Lorraine Wright and a reception on March 20.
Feb 20, 2014
Govind Bharwani, Ph.D., co-director of ergonomics and Alzheimer’s care in the College of Engineering and Computer Science and director of Nursing Ergonomics and Alzheimer’s Care at the Nursing Institute of West Central Ohio, received the American College of Health Care …
Feb 19, 2014
Wright State’s National Center for Medical Readiness at Calamityville received a donation of personal protective clothing and urban search and rescue training equipment from LION.
Jan 30, 2014
Wright State's Student Technology Assistance Center will showcase its new space for online learners when it celebrates Digital Learning Day on Wednesday, Feb. 5.
Jan 17, 2014
It was dangerous. It was exciting. It was rewarding—swooping down from the sky in the battle zones of Iraq and Afghanistan to save wounded warriors.
Dec 23, 2013
We begin 2014 with a tip of the hat to the best feel-good story of 2013.
Dec 16, 2013
Wright State University honored more than 1,700 graduates during its Fall 2013 Commencement ceremony Dec. 14 in the Wright State Nutter Center.
Dec 14, 2013
Wright State University President David R. Hopkins challenged graduates at the 2013 Fall Commencement to prove themselves “mentally strong” in the future. “We want to prepare you to have not only the intellectual capabilities but the mental strength to deal …
Dec 9, 2013

Wright State graduates will celebrate their accomplishments, and those of a university that prides itself on extending the ladder of educational opportunity, during the 2013 Fall Commencement on Saturday, Dec. 14, at the Nutter Center.

Oct 28, 2013

Dan Kirkpatrick, a clinical instructor at the Wright State–Miami Valley College of Nursing and Health, was recently elected president of the Ohio Nurses Association.

Oct 11, 2013

The Ohio State University, Wright State University and nine other Ohio colleges and universities will share a $3.5 million National Science Foundation grant over the next five years...

Sep 23, 2013

Social and political activist Paul Loeb will give a talk on “Community Service and Change” in the Wright State Student Union on Wednesday, Sept. 25.

Sep 3, 2013

Rufus Smith, a retired Brigadier General from the Ohio National Guard, takes the helm this week of the university’s medical preparedness and disaster training program.

Jul 24, 2013

People interested in working as nurse aides can now receive training in a new program offered by The Nursing Institute at Wright State University.

May 17, 2013

The Nursing Institute at Wright State University offered some fun [and educational] experiments and presentations to 34 of the 1800 students who came to Wright State University for the tournament, plus some accompanying parents.


Harriet Knowles, RN, MSN, Director of the Nursing Institute, came in wearing her original white uniform and cap.

Apr 29, 2013

Wright State University honored more than 2,000 graduates during its spring 2013 commencement ceremony April 27 in the Wright State Nutter Center.

Apr 27, 2013

Wright State University held its 77th commencement ceremony on Saturday, April 27, in the Wright State Nutter Center.

Apr 5, 2013
The Greater Dayton Area Nursing Research Committee (GDANR) held its Ninth Bi-Annual Symposium on April 5 2013, at the Hope Hotel & Richard C. Holbrooke Conference Center at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base (Fairborn) Ohio.
Apr 3, 2013

U.S. News & World Report has ranked Wright State University’s online Master of Nursing degree as among the best online graduate education programs in the nation.

Mar 1, 2013
Health care delivery in the United States is changing by leaps and bounds due to the rising age of our population and the high cost of hospitalization. Patients are being discharged to home much sooner after serious illnesses or complex surgical procedures. The care of these persons falls to either the family, or in most cases, to home health agencies.
Feb 5, 2013

Former Wright State social work student Rebecca Holtkamp and nursing student Karen Herzing were part of the program.

Aug 10, 2012

Alan Dine’s research career began with an internal medicine physician studying cardiac function measurement using echo, Doppler, and EKG.

Aug 1, 2012

At all levels of their education, Wright State nursing students use high-tech simulators to practice caring for patients.

Jul 1, 2012

As new dean Rosalie O’Dell Mainous steers the College of Nursing and Health, she has one simple goal in mind.

Apr 25, 2012

Forty-seven senior students and faculty from the College of Nursing and Health a health fair at Sinclair Community College.

Mar 23, 2012

Working closely with the U.S. Air Force, Wright State has developed the nation’s first master’s program focused on flight and disaster nursing.

Mar 1, 2012

Wright State blood pressure study improves treatment for elderly residents in rural Ohio.

Feb 21, 2012

Several hundred high school and college students interested in pursuing careers as doctors, nurses, veterinarians or other health professions converged...

Jul 5, 2011

Rosalie O’Dell Mainous, Ph.D., APRN, NNP-BC, associate dean for graduate programs and research at the University of Louisville, has been named dean of Wright State University-Miami Valley College of Nursing and Health, effective August 15.

Campus Life News

Dec 16, 2014
Wright State women's and men's bowling teams enjoying unprecedented level of success this season.
Dec 15, 2014
Wright State honored nearly 1,200 graduating students at its Fall 2014 Commencement ceremony Dec. 13 in the Nutter Center.
Dec 13, 2014
The Wright State University Nutter Center was packed with a raucous crowd Saturday, though it was not for an athletic endeavor. It was for Fall Commencement.
Dec 11, 2014
Wright State graduate Ron Bullock pledges $3 million to the College of Engineering and Computer Science to help fund initiatives in engineering design and innovation.
Dec 9, 2014
Wright State student veterans create radio series examining veterans' experiences transitioning to civilian life.
Dec 8, 2014
The Wright State University Nutter Center will be packed with a raucous crowd Saturday, Dec. 13, at 10 a.m. And though thousands will cross the finish line, it will not be an athletic endeavor.
Dec 5, 2014
Toy barrels are popping up around the Dayton Campus as part of the annual Holiday Gift Program at Wright State University.
Dec 3, 2014
Wright State students, staff, faculty and community members celebrate Giving Tuesday with generosity and activity.
Dec 2, 2014
Winter weather came early this year, and it's here to stay whether we like it or not. The November blast of arctic temperatures and heavy snow gave us all a wake-up call.
Dec 2, 2014
The Student Union Apollo Room will be transformed into an English manor of the Renaissance era for the annual Madrigal Dinner Dec. 11 to Dec. 14.

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